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West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions

posted: 17 Mar 2019

The West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions are part of the ST3 transit system expansion plan that voters approved funding for in November 2016. These two light rail extensions will provide fast, reliable connections to dense residential and job centers throughout the region.

  • 4.7 miles of light rail service from downtown Seattle to West Seattle’s Alaska Junction neighborhood
  • Includes 5 stations between the Stadium area and Alaska Junction

Comment by April 2nd

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Neighborhood Call to Action

posted: 26 Oct 2018

The City has analyzed the impact of rezoning single family lots into parcels supporting three dwelling units and believes their findings support going ahead with rezoning. The Queen Anne Community Council is challenging the City’s conclusion and invites interested neighbors to learn more. Meeting details below.

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Seattle U Public Safety Survey

posted: 15 Oct 2018

Seattle U

Seattle University is administering the 4th annual citywide Seattle Public Safety Survey. The purpose of the survey is to solicit feedback on public safety and security concerns from those who live and/or work in Seattle. A report on the survey results will be provided to the Seattle Police Department to assist them with making your neighborhood safer and more secure. The survey is accessible at

https://publicsafetysurvey.org

from October 15th through November 30th

and is available in Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, English, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.


Green Seattle Day

posted: 15 Oct 2018

Have a hand in restoring Seattle’s forests during our biggest party of the year, Green Seattle Day! We want you to dig in, and to get out into your local neighborhood to help us kick off our planting season. Join the fun at 15 parks across the city, and be one of hundreds of volunteers planting thousands of plants in parks throughout the Emerald City! All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. Volunteers will plant trees and other plants that will become the future forests of Seattle. We hope you will all lend a hand in the neighborhoods you live in, and volunteer at the closest park near you!

Spots do fill up quickly, so please sign up in advance to help us plan a great event. Information and registration links can be found at: https://www.greenseattle.org/get-involved/green-seattle-day/ For any additional questions, please feel free to contact us by email at info@greenseattle.org, and by phone at (206) 905-6924.


SCALE Update

posted: 04 Oct 2018

Seattle Coalition for Affordability, Livability and Equity (“SCALE”) finished its appeal of the MHA EIS in front of the City’s Hearing Examiner on September 10, 2018 after 18 days of testimony. SCALE’s attorneys, Bricklin and Newman, in addition to six volunteer attorneys from SCALE presented SCALE’s appeal representing the 29 community and neighborhood objections to the MHA EIS. The Hearing Examiner will make his ruling on the appeal by mid November 2018.

Fauntleroy Community Association sent a letter to the mayor in August 2017, challenging the MHA EIS, joined SCALE in February, made two contributions to the SCALE appeal and had an FCA representative at most SCALE meetings. FCA believes that it is in the best interests of the Fauntleroy Community to continue to work with SCALE on the appeal and fundraising efforts to satisfy any outstanding expenses related to the appeal.

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